Salt Lake City

City Attorney's Office

City Attorney

Welcome to the City Attorney’s Office

The purpose of the City Attorney’s Office is to provide quality and timely legal counsel to Salt Lake City Corporation. In fulfilling its purpose, the Attorney’s Office defends the interests of the City through preventative law and litigation, ensures that the day-to-day operations of the City are legally responsible, provides legal advice necessary for making sound legislative and administrative decisions and makes certain that the commitments and contracts binding the City are legally appropriate.

The City Prosecutors Department prosecutes persons and organizations charged with violations of City ordinances, ensuring justice, public protection and compliance with the law.

The Risk Management Department manages liability/tort claims filed against the City, City contractual insurance requirements, insured and self insured programs including Workers Compensation for Salt Lake City employees and provides risk, safety and emergency preparedness support to City departments.

The purpose of the City Recorder’s Office is to maintain and preserve the official records of Salt Lake City including the proceedings of the Salt Lake City Council.